Will the Talon SRX be able to control the new NEO Brushless motor in the future? Given the Talon’s sensor port, I’d assume with a library update it would be possible assuming the NEO’s sensor is connected directly to the SRX.
No, Talon SRXs can only control brushed motors. Aside from the insanely huge firmware update that would be required, brushless motors have three input wires and the SRX only has two outputs. According to the FRC Blog post announcing the NEO, the only legal motor controller for it will be the SPARK MAX from REV. Apparently the SPARK MAX will have many of the same popular features as the SRX, but the firmware is still in development and still in beta.